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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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2004 Year in Review with John Anderson John Anderson joins us for our 3rd annual year-end wrap-up. John is the producer of Media Minutes, a weekly five-minute media news program from the media reform organization Free Press, and the webmaster behind DIYmedia.net.
Topics: 2004, year in review, radio, FCC, media policy, media reform, mediageek radioshow
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Drew Tarico
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The Yes Men Drew talks to Mike Bonnano, one of the Yes Men, a group of identity correctors, who recently appeared on BBC TV as representatives of Dow chemical, in order to claim full responsibility for the Bhopal disaster 20 years ago. They discuss the intersection of art and activism, and the inspirations for the Yes Men's brand of protest.
Topics: The Yes Men, Dow Chemical, Bhohal disaster, protest, culture jamming, mediageek radioshow
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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Community Radio in Ireland Andrew O'Baoill is our guest to discuss the young community and college radio movement in Ireland. Andrew is a PhD. student at the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois and in the mid-90s he helped to put on the air one of the first college/community radio stations in Ireland, Flirt FM at the University of Galway.
Topics: Flirt FM, University of Galway, Ireland, community radio, college radio, mediageek radioshow
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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Low-power FM in Moscow, Idaho On this edition, we talk to Leigh Robartes, chairman of the board of directors for Radio Free Moscow, KRFP, Moscow Idaho. Robartes is a veteran independent reporter and one of the founding members of Free Speech Radio News. We discuss the media scene in the Moscow area, and the need for community radio in smaller communities.
Topics: LPFM, low-power FM, Moscow, Idaho, KRFP, mediageek radioshow
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Drew Tarico
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Indymedia Turns Five Paul and Drew discuss the five-year anniversary of Indymedia, coincident with the five-year anniversary of the WTO protests in Seattle. We listen to comments made in Dec. 1999 by former WEFT-airshifter and Urbana-Champaign IMC founding member Peter Miller about the original IMC after returning from the protests.
Topics: Indymedia, IMC, Independent Media Center, Seattle, Battle of Seattle, WTO 1999, mediageek radioshow
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The Challenges Facing Independent Movie Theaters On this edition Paul talks to Colleen Cook, co-manager of Boardman's Art Theater in Champaign, IL. They discuss the importance of independent cinema and the challenges facing independent theaters as they get squeezed by the big multiplexes.
Topics: art theater, movie theater, cinema, independent cinema, Champaign, Illinois, mediageek radioshow
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Urbana Public TV Closer to Democracy Now; Last Minute Congressional Moves Drew brings us audio from the Nov. 19 meeting of the Urbana, Illinois Public TV Commission, wherein they approved policy changes paving the way for the channel to air series programming and accept the donation of satellite receiving equipment. We also discuss some recent Congressional action, including the surprise renomination of Jonathan Adelstein to the FCC.
Topics: Urbana, Illinois, public access TV, FCC, mediageek radioshow
Making Waves in Tuscon, Arizona - Interview with Documentarian Michael Lahey On this edition Paul talks with Michael Lahey, the documentarian behind Making Waves, which follows the travails of three unlicensed radio stations in Tucson, AZ, and is one of the best treatments of the micropower/pirate radio phenomenon. We also take a critical look at the news of our communications environment.
Topics: pirate radio, Making Waves, documentary, Tucson, Arizona, unlicensed radio, micropower radio,...
Building Mini-FM Transmitters for Art and What the Election May Mean for our Media Environment On this edition we feature interviews with people making transmitters and the sounds of radio-art performance from the Radio Access Democracy conference. We also discuss what changes the recent election will bring to the FCC and media reform and policy issues.
Topics: Radio Access Democracy, mini-fm, micropower radio, unlicensed radio, Part 15, election, FCC, media...
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Who Siezed Indymedia Hard Drives? and Sinclair Backs Off "Stolen Honor" On this edition we catch up on media news and try to get to the bottom of who seized Indymedia hard drives now that the UK gov't and the FBI deny involvement. We also review all of the myriad facets in the story of Sinclair's attempt to air the anti-Kerry documentary, "Stolen Honor."
Topics: Indymedia, Independent Media Center, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Stolen Honor, John Kerry, FBI,...
The Importance of Public Access TV, Indymedia Servers Returned and Sinclair Embarasses Itself and Employees We hear from Prof. Robert McChesney speaking to the Champaign-Urbana Joint Cable Commission on the importance of public access TV. And we discuss the mysterious return of Indymedia web server hard drives by the US government, and Sinclair's plans to air an anti-John Kerry program in prime time on all of its owned and operated stations.
Topics: public access TV, Indymedia, Independent Media Center, Sinclair Broadcast Group, John Kerry, 2004,...
More on Freak Radio Santa Cruz Shutdown, Media EmergenC in San Diego, and IMC Server Hard Drives Seized We talk to the V-Man from Freak Radio Santa Cruz who tells us how the station is dealing with their recent FCC bust, and to Jacob, one of the organizers behind Media EmergenC, an independent media convergence happening in opposition to the National Association of Broadcasters Radio Show in San Diego, CA.
Topics: Freak Radio Santa Cruz, micropower radio, free radio, pirate radio, FRSC, NAB, National Association...
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Knoxville Pirate Busted, and Pete TriDish on the future of LPFM We hear from a volunteer from unlicensed micropower community radio station Knoxville First Amendment Radio in Knoxville, Tennessee, just shut down by the FCC, and hear part of an interview with Pete TriDish, of the Prometheus Radio Project. Pete discusses the future of low-power FM radio and pending legislation that would expand the service.
Topics: LPFM, low-power FM, Knoxville, Tennessee, Knoxville First Amendment Radio, micropower radio, free...
ACLU and Local Groups Support Champaign Man Charged with Eavesdropping Police On Friday, Sept. 10, the Illinois ACLU and other local groups held a press conference in support of Martel Miller, who has been charged with felony eavesdropping for videotaping police performing duties in public. The groups also called for dismissal of the charges. On this edition of the show, we play excerpts of the press conference and talk with Nicole Lamers, who works with VEYA , the group that Miller cofounded...
Topics: ACLU, civil liberties, cop watch, Champaign, Illinois, mediageek radioshow
Wrap-Up on Protests Against 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City We take a look back at the week of protests and coverage of the just completed Republican National Convention in New York City. We talk with Sarah of free103point9.org , an on-line radio station that participated in the A-Noise Collective to coordinate wall-to-wall coverage of what was going on in the streets of NYC, especially police treatment of peaceful protestors. We also hear from Colleen Cook, an...
Topics: RNC, Republican National Convention, 2004, free103point9, A-Noise, Independent Media Center,...
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Local Man Charged With Eavesdropping for Videotaping Traffic Stops Martell Miller is our guest on this program. He was recently arrested and charged with felony eavesdropping for videotaping police traffic stops that occur in a predominantly black area of Champaign, Illinois, as part of an effort to demonstrate the inequality of police action against black citizens.
Topics: cop watch, first amendment, Champaign, Illinois, traffic stops, mediageek radioshow
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Drew Tarico
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Information Resources for RNC Protests On this program we explore some of the information prepation for the protests that will surround the Republican National Convention happening in New York City beginning Aug. 30. Drew talks to a representative of free103point9 , which is coordinating a live internet webcast from the protests, and Ellen Knuston joins us in the studio to discuss Radical Reference , which connects reference librarians to indy journalists and others looking for accurate...
Topics: RNC, 2004, Republican National Convention, free103point9, Radical Reference, mediageek radioshow
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National Summit on Community Wireless Networks Our guests are Sascha Meinrath, of the Champaign-Urbana Community Wireless Network , and Ben Scott, a policy analyst with the media reform group Free Press , who discuss the upcoming National Summit for Community Wireless Networks.
Topics: community wireless network, national summit for community wireless networks
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Public Access TV In Urbana, Chicago and Elsewhere The feature is an interview with Greg Boozell, who is techincal director for Chicago Access Network and serves on the Urbana Public TV (UPTV) Commission. We talk about what public access TV, how it works, and some local issues about UPTV, including a recent controversy over whether or not UPTV will air the TV version of Pacifica's "Democracy Now."
Topics: public access television, PEG, public access TV, Urbana, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Access Network,...
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Independent Media Center Reporters Discuss Democratic Nat'l Convention Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center reporters Adam Davis and Sarah Lazare give their perspective on the just finished Democratic National Convention, as experienced from outside the convention, along with reports on the various protests that happened.
Topics: protest, Independent Media Center, Democratic National Convention, 2004, mediageek radioshow
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Adam Davis
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The Denver Zine Library and Monterrey Localism Hearing Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center Radical Librarian Adam Davis interviews volunteers from the Denver Zine Library, and we listen to some public comments made at the FCC's Media Localism Hearing held in Monterrey, CA on July 22, 2004.
Topics: zines, zine library, Denver Zine Library, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, media localism,...
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Drew Tarico
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Anarchist Magazine 'Fifth Estate' The feature is an interview with Sunfrog, a member of the editorial collective for Fifth Estate, a quarterly magazine of anarchist thought and action. In the headlines, Paul and Drew discuss the purchase of another Champaign-area FM station by Saga Communications, which already owns 3 area stations.
Topics: Fifth Estate, anarchism, zines, magazine, independent media, Saga Communications, radio, media...
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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Chicago Media Action This edition features an interview with Mitchell Szczepanczyk of media justice group Chicago Media Action.
Topics: Chicago Media Action, media activism, media justice, Chicago, Illinois, mediageek radioshow
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Intellectual Property, Electronic Freedom and Voting Rights On this edition we explore the intersection of intellectual freedom, electronic freedoms and voting rights with Jeff Nicholson-Owens, host of WEFT's Digital Citizen, and who is currently serving on an advisory committee on electronic voting machines for the county of Champaign, IL. In the headlines, Paul examines the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision to reject the FCC's revised and loosened media ownership rules.
Topics: voting, electronic voting machines, media ownership, FCC
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Drew Tarico
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Truly Grassroots Radio News: U-C IMC Radio News Drew talks with Ondine Gross, who helps produce the Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Independent Media Center's weekly radio news program.
Topics: radio news, IMC, Independent Media Center, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, grassroots news, independent...
What's Going on in the World of Radio; Interview with John Anderson of DIYmedia.net John Anderson of DIYmedia.net pays us another visit to discuss what's going on in the world of licensed and unlicensed radio, including international WIPO treaties on copyright, currently active micropower broadcasters, and FCC enforcement.
Topics: John Anderson, DIYMedia.net, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, micropower radio, pirate...
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and V-Man
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Legal Strategies for Unlicensed Microbroadcasters Our feature on this program comes to us courtesy of Freak Radio Santa Cruz and V-Man: a review of strategies being pursued by unlicensed microbroadcasters, including San Francisco Liberation Radio and Radio Free Brattleboro.
Topics: Freak Radio Santa Cruz, V-Man, San Francisco Liberation Radio, SFLR, Radio Free Brattleboro, FRSC,...
Dual Broadcast and Interview with Skidmark Bob and V-Man of Freak Radio Santa Cruz, on their recent visit from the FCC On May 13, the FCC made another visit to the new home of unlicensed community radio station Freak Radio Santa Cruz, in Santa Cruz, California. This happened just hours after the station moved to a new location and powered up. On this edition of the radioshow, we talked live to FRSC's Skidmark Bob and V-Man, who were at the station when the FCC showed up. This program aired live...
Topics: Freak Radio Santa Cruz, pirate radio, unlicensed radio, free radio, micropower radio, Skidmark Bob,...
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Interview with Charlotte Hatch of San Francisco Radio Liberation Radio In a live interview, Charlotte Hatch talks about unlicensed community radio station San Francisco Liberation Radio's day in court facing down the FCC.
Topics: SFLR, San Francisco Liberation Radio, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, community radio,...
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Sinclair Pre-Empts Nightline, and SIU Student Beats Censorship In the first half of the show we cover Sinclair Broadcast Group's decision to pre-empt Nightline on its ABC stations, and in the second Drew talks to an Southern Illinois Student who challenged conduct charges against him for protest activity, and won.
Topics: Nightline, Sinclair Broadcast Group, SIU, Southern Illinois University, mediageek radioshow
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Amy Goodman talk at WEFT-FM Benefit Amy Goodman, host of Pacifica's Democracy Now , gave a 50-minute talk in Champaign, IL as part of her book tour in support of The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media that Love Them. The talk was a benefit for community radio WEFT-FM.
Topics: WEFT-FM, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now, mediageek radioshow, talk
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Interview with Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now Features a live in-sutdio interview with Amy Goodman, host of nationally syndicated daily radio news program Democracy Now and author of The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them. In this interview Goodman discussed how she got her start in journalism and the power of independent journalism.
Topics: Amy Goodman, Democracy Now, interview, independent journalism, mediageek radioshow
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Drew Tarico
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Media Ownership in Central Illinois: Part 2, TV Paul and Drew take a hard look at who owns what media in Champaign-Urbana. In part 2 the focus is TV. Unlike radio and newspapers, for television Champaign-Urbana is part of a larger market including Springfileld and Decatur. Paul takes a close look at the two largest companies that own stations in Central Illinois: Nexstar and Sinclair Communications.
Topics: media ownership, media consolidation, Nexstar, Sinclair Communications, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois,...
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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Urbana-Champaign IMC Zine Library Features an interview with Adam Davis, zine librarian at the U-C IMC Library. First segment of the program is a breaking news report from a just-ended sit-in at the University of Illinois administration building held by activists protesting the University's racist mascot.
Topics: zines, zine library, Indymedia, Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, University of Illinois,...
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Drew Tarico
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Media Ownership in Champaign-Urbana part 1 Paul and Drew take a hard look at who owns what media in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. In part 1 the focus is radio and newspapers. Drew takes a closer look at the Illini Media Company, which owns WPGU-FM, the Daily Illini newspaper and the alternative weekly, the Buzz.
Topics: media ownership, media consolidation, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Illini Media Company, WPGU, The...
The Inspiration for US Micropower Radio, and the Mediageek Radioshow -- Mbanna Kantako from the Archives From the mediageek archives, excerpts from a talk given by Mbanna Kantako of Human Rights Radio at the University of Illinois-Springfield in Feb. 1987. He discusses the start of the station with less than 1 watt broadcasting for the Tenants Rights Association for Springfield Public Housing, and its evolution into Human Rights Radio.
Topics: Mbanna Kantako, mediageek radioshow, Human Rights Radio, Springfield, Illinois, Tenants Rights...
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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Pirate Radio: 40 Watts From Nowhere Courtesy of Freak Radio Santa Cruz, we feature an interview with Sue Carpenter, author of "40 Watts from Nowhere."
Topics: pirate radio, mediageek radioshow, 40 Watts from Nowhere
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Progressive Satellite TV: Free Speech TV Interview with Eric Galatas, program director for Free Speech TV.
Topics: mediageek radioshow, Free Speech TV, FSTV, satellite TV, DBS
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Dec 30, 2018 Paul Riismandel and Drew Tarico
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Community Wireless Internet, Programming a Global Model Drew takes the helm to talk with Zach Miller of the Champaign-Urbana Community Wireless Network, which recently received a $200,000 grant from the Open Society Institute to develop wireless technology to be used around the globe, with a focus on developing nations. Urbana-Champaign, IL will become the testing ground for this technology.
Topics: community wireless internet, wifi, community wireless network
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Live Indy Media - Independent Music and Shows Interviews with Rotten Milk, who throws shows in Chicago, and Arun Bhalla from the Urbana-Champaign, Illinois IMC Shows Group.
Topics: Indymedia, IMC, Independent Media Center, Rotten Milk, UCIMC, Urbana-Champaign IMC, Mediageek...
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Dec 29, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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New Independent Media Center in Carbondale, IL -- Big Muddy IMC Interviews with two volunteers from the new Big Muddy IMC, Kristin and Jersey, discussing the IMC's projects, including a newspaper and radio show, and their downtown performance and production space.
Topics: Carbondale, Illinois, Big Muddy IMC, Independent Media Center, Indymedia, IMC
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Dec 29, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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U.S. Attorney General Contacts Radio Free Brattleboro Radio Free Brattleboro, an unlicensed community radio station in Brattleboro, Vermont, received a letter from the US Attorney General's office warning them that the FCC wants to shut them down. RFB volunteer Sara Longsmith describes the station's response and DIYmedia.net's John Anderson puts things in perspective.
Topics: micropower radio, unlicensed radio, Radio Free Brattleboro, Brattleboro, community radio, FCC,...
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Dec 29, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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The Year in Unlicensed and Pirate Radio A review of some of major events in unlicensed radio during 2003 and a brief audio history of pirate radio.
Topics: pirate radio, micropower radio, unlicensed radio
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Dec 29, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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College Radio as Independent Media Interviews with Rotten Milk from WZRD, Chicago and Bill Saylor, alumnus of Illinois Institute of Technology’s Station.
Topics: college radio, independent media, radio, WZRD, WIIT
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Dec 29, 2018 Paul Riismandel
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A New Low-Power Community Radio Station in Champaign-Urbana, IL. An interview with Mike Lehman, who recently received a construction permit from the FCC for a new low-power FM station in Urbana, IL.
Topics: LPFM, low-power FM, community radio
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It started out as a peaceful zine reading, until the guy in the Slayer T-shirt downed a few too many Buds and started heckling. Unbeknown to everyone else, he was there to defend the honor of a friend, who had submitted a piece about beloved TV character ALF to a zine being read. The video shows what happened.
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Jan 7, 2005 Paul Riismandel, John Anderson, Jay Eychaner, Dave Powers, Drew Tarico
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Session 3C from the 2004 National Summit for Community Wireless Networks, Aug. 21, 2004, 4:30 PM. Featured speakers: Sascha Meinrath, Christian Sandvig, Josh Silver, Emy Tseng, Victor Pickard (facilitator)
Topics: wi-fi, wireless, community
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Sep 1, 2004 Paul Riismandel, John Anderson, Jay Eychaner, Dave Powers, Drew Tarico
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Opening plenary from the 2004 National Summit for Community Wireless Networks, Aug. 20, 2004. Featured speakers are: Robert McChesney, Harold Feld, Jim Baller.
Topics: wi-fi, wireless, community